@vincent13031925/Twitter shared a new video clip from his next road test. In the video, we can see that FSD Beta detected a pedestrian crossing and stopped the vehicle. In addition, it identified a pedestrian who was going to walk on the road, let him pass, and only then continued to move, safely turning onto a busy road. By carefully examining the screen, you can see that the system "saw" the pedestrian in advance, even before it approached the road.
Here is a new Tesla FSD Beta clip from my road test few days ago in the Pacific Coast Highway.— Vincent 🚀🟠 (@vincent13031925) October 29, 2020
As you can see from the clip, #FSDBeta detected pedestrian crossing and yielded the right of way. Also made the right turn into PCH in a safely manner. @elonmusk pic.twitter.com/IQLi8HDJ0t
The videos, which can be found on Twitter and on YouTube, show FSD Beta in the daytime and at night. In them, we can see how Tesla vehicles independently move along expressways and roads within the city, automatically slowing down and accelerating, changing from one lane to another to make a turn or exit, passing intersections, stopping at a red traffic light, bypassing obstacles and being watchful to cyclists.
Despite the fact that in some instances the system can still make mistakes, in general, we can see how far Tesla has progressed on the path to Level 5 Autonomy. It is even more impressive that, at the moment, FSD is just a beta version--only the initial stage in a series of improvements and updates. A very important point is that FSD Beta actually improves itself real-time; that is, it does not need an OTA software update to realize and start implementing new learnings.
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